32nd Annual Treaty 4 Gathering - September 10 - 16, 2018

The 32nd Annual Treaty 4 Gathering was held on September 10th to 16th, 2018 in Fort Qu’Appelle, SK. This year thousands of First Nations along with non-First Nations people participated in many different activities and events. The gathering provides opportunities for education of Treaties, Language, and History; these activities included:

·      A pipe ceremony and flag raising each day

·      A feast in honour of our ancestors and recognition of Treaty 4

·      Three days of Great Plains Culture & Language gathering-September 11th to 13th

·      Three days of Treaty 4 student activities-September 11th to 13th

·      YAP Interactive Career Fair-September 13th

·      Treaty 4 Annual Baseball Tournament for Adult and Youth-September 14th to 16th

·      Annual Golf Championship-September 14th to 15th

·      Co-Ed All Nation Volleyball Tournament-September 15th

·      32nd Annual Treaty 4 Powwow-September 15th to 16th

·      Parade-September 15th

The Treaty 4 territory is a portion of southern Saskatchewan that spans over 195,000 square kilometers in both Saskatchewan and the western segment of Manitoba with a total of 36 First Nations representing 60,000 members, Treaty 4 includes members of Regina, Moose Jaw, Swift Current, Weyburn and Yorkton, along with many different others.

Treaty 4 Powwow grounds. Photo credit: Margaret Kisikaw Piyesis

Treaty 4 Powwow grounds. Photo credit: Margaret Kisikaw Piyesis